Issue 1/2023: January/February 2023

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Digital Workforce Management for Theme Parks
  • An Interview with Marcus Maier, Galaxy Erding & Hendrik Wiegand, Managing Director of wiegand.waterrides
  • Nordiskturn: Racing Fun for Eight in Rulantica
  • “Icon of the Seas“: A New Area for Cruise Ships
  • Germany‘s Badegärten Eibenstock: Expansion Costing Millions
  • House of Magic Powered by Ehrlich Brothers – New Magical Indoor Attraction in Oberhausen
  • Modern Business Plans: A Must for Showmen & Park Operators
  • interbad Report 2022
  • “Wanna Have More Fun!“ – A Talk With Jim Pattison Jr., IAAPA Chairman 2023
  • Technology News: Dynamic Motion Stage, Next-Level Show Control & More
Special Feature
| Big Bang

New Slide at Galaxy Erding

Galaxy, which is part of Therme Erding near Munich, is a top destination for slide fans. Erding’s Galaxy is known as Europe’s biggest slide world. With 27 spectacular water slides it offers 2,700 metres of sliding excitement and three levels of difficulty – in short, water fun and action for every age group. Since the opening of the Big Wave outdoor raft slide in 2018 there had been no new attractions of this kind in Erding. But now, with “Big Bang” a spectacular new indoor slide goes into operation ...

Special Feature
| Drachen Magic

The First Dark Ride at Magic Park

Kicking off its winter season, the RitterRost Magic Park in Verden opened “Dragon Magic“ (Dragon Magic) – its first dark ride – on 3 December 2022. The storyline was suitably created: Wizard Fabulus found a lonely nest with huge eggs while picking mushrooms in the forest. He prepared a cosy straw nest in the old barn at Magic Park and kept the wondrous eggs warm until small, special creatures finally hatched ...

Special Feature
| HR Management

Workforce Development Strategies

In times of scarce human resources, the expression of “war for talents“ is heard more and more often. But surely every employer could do without the negative side of such militant elements when it comes to finding and retaining reliable and committed team members. In our latest EAP issue, you can find out how strategic HR development supports employees in their professional and personal development in a systematic and holistic way and how this approach strengthens your own employer brand ...

Special Feature
| Show Floor Recap

Rides, Concepts, Trends & Technologies

During both, the interbad trade fair for swimming pools, saunas and spas in Stuttgart and the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, the world’s largest marketplace for the global leisure industry, the exhibiting companies presented new solutions, concepts, technologies and developments in their respective areas of expertise. In our two comprehensive trade fair reports, we present you with the latest trends and exciting products ...